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[UK] A dozen Tories who voted against smoking in cars bill have tobacco industry links

Ten MPs and one minister were wooed by firm Japan Tobacco International with Chelsea Flower Show tickets costing up to £1,132 a time. They were joined in the No voting lobby by Kenneth Clarke, a former director of British American Tobacco.
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:25

[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoking in cars: the hidden agenda behind the ban

The MPs who can't bear to see children in smoky cars but are unmoved by their poverty are simply demonising poor parents
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:16

[UK] BARRON: It's wrong to use poverty as a reason to oppose action against smoking

Zoe Williams seems to be arguing that we should not legislate to prevent smoking in cars with children ... I was brought up in a community where money was tight and smoking was commonplace. Many good men and women died young as a result. I don't need to
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:14

[UK-Wales] Anger as Newport bus station escapes smoking ban

A RESIDENT who was forced to leave Newport bus station due to those smoking around her has expressed her horror at discovering smoking is permitted in the new station. Helen Crimmins of Bassaleg, was at the city bus station taking shelter from the rain
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:21
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[Illinois] Committee hears testimony on smoking in cars with children

Children riding in vehicles with adults who smoke are exposed to a smoke concentration that is up to 60 times higher than that found in a smoky tavern, an American Lung Association official said Tuesday. Kathy Drea, vice president of advocacy for the ALA
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 19, 2014 08:07

[UK] Doctor backs Government call to ban smoking in cars transporting children

A BRACKNELL GP has said he is "astonished" that a parliamentary debate about outlawing smoking in cars carrying children was not aired sooner.
Bracknell News (uk)
added Feb 18, 2014 21:19
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Respiratory health professionals call on MPs to vote to ban smoking in cars with children

Objections that this legislation impinges on freedom assume that there is a right to force children to breathe tobacco smoke and the objectors seem to value this more highly ... We urge MPs to support this important public health measure, which will pro
British Medical Journal
added Feb 16, 2014 22:08

[UK] Banned! Smoking in cars carrying children to be a criminal offence within a year after MPs overwhelmingly back new law

In an historic vote, Tory and Lib Dem MPs backed plans to make it illegal to light up in a car in England, punishable by a £60 fine or points on a motorist’s licence. It came after Prime Minister David Cameron the ’time has come’ for a ban, brushing asid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:55

[New Zealand, UK] Smoking ban wanted when kids in cars

Health groups want New Zealand to follow Britain and ban smoking in cars carrying children. Parliament in London on Monday passed a new law aimed at reducing the effects of passive smoking on young people. The bill was passed by 376 votes to 107 and th
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 15, 2014 23:23

[Texas] EDITORIAL: The facts about secondhand smoke are indisputable

Comal County commissioners on Thursday took a step into the 21st century by banning smoking in all county facilities, yet left one foot in the past by allowing department heads the option of enforcing the ban in county-owned vehicles.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54
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